Description: The Forge
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 263835
OS Grid Reference: ST5184513538
OS Grid Coordinates: 351845, 113538
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9193, -2.6864
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WEST COKER CP HIGH STREET (South side)
Cottage, formerly two. C18 with C19 and C20 extensions. Local stone cut and squared, with rubble to extension and
brick to upper East gable; main roof Double Roman clay tiles between coped gables, with Welsh slate to main extension
with bargeboarded overhang. 2-storeys, 4-bays. Bay-1 is C20 extension with modern casement below and apparently reset
early leaded casement above; bay-2 has steel casement below and small casement above: bays-3 and -4 have small pane
casement below and early leaded casement above; lower windows have exposed timber lintels: between bays-1 and -2 a
blocked doorway, between bays-3 and -4 a full-height straight joint, then plain beaded surrounded recessed doorway up 2
steps. C20 casements and doorway in recessed segmental arch on return East gable, then at right angles the old forge,
of C19; gabled front with corrugated asbestos cement sheet roof; 2-storeys, 2-bays. Rustic band course, casements with
overlapping panes; segmental arch doorway into which C20 double garage doors are now set; above a datestone reading
'1--5', inside the forge furnace arch visible: main interior not seen.
Listing NGR: ST5184513538
Source: English Heritage
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